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    Default WWII Pictures from my father's collection

    Pictures my Dad acquired from veterans...I know some of them are published elsewhere, but a large majority are not. If anyone can provide a caption or any info, be my guest! Enjoy.







    US troops and 82nd Airborne...never saw helmet cover like that before?













































    large dump of German vehicles








    Pics of US stuff










































    Interesting pic with a variety of uniforms...wish there was a clear view of the Panzer though.





















    Firing some Czech guns.










    pics form the Berghof, copied by my Dad from the originals of a veteran whom he talked with.





    supposedly standing in an elevator shaft within the Berghof







    A few more German ones




















    A few pics of the same Panther...looks like it still worked since they moved the turret!














    US soldiers on a Stug 4?




    From my father's uncle who was Pelieu in the Pacific - not sure of all of these are from there.













































    [SIZE=4]Graphic WARNING on first pic below!!











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    I have a bunch of unpublished pics from concentration camps too - dead guards, bodies, etc. Also have some of German corpses in vehicles, etc. Not really sure if people want to see that kind of stuff.

    Enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janicks View Post
    Pictures my Dad acquired from veterans...I know some of them are published elsewhere, but a large majority are not. If anyone can provide a caption or any info, be my guest! Enjoy.






    large dump of German vehicles




    Can anyone identify these two?

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    Wow, these are great, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tadeus View Post
    Can anyone identify these two?
    The top one is a captured t70 tank
    The bottom is a Munitionschlepper I Ausf B, or just one that had his turret shot off

    very nice collection, some extraordinary pics there, if these are all original, you've got quite the collection of valuable pics, thanks for posting

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    Quote Originally Posted by tadeus View Post
    Can anyone identify these two?
    The first one is a T-70 light tank that was captured by the Germans and the second one is a Panzer 1 variant, it could just have its turret removed or it could be a Munitionsschlepper( an ammunition carrier)

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    very, very nice pictures. thank you for sharing them with us

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    Really nice pics, thanks for sharing!

    BTW, that photo with the US Paratrooper looks like he made his helmet cover from a piece of camouflaged parachute fabric.

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    Thanks for sharing !!

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    Some info below photos.




    This is French light armoured carrier Renault UE






    This is German 28 cm Kanone 5 railway gun.






    Probably this is Panther from this movie




    Soviet T-70 captured by Germans.

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    Great pics!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janicks View Post
    I have a bunch of unpublished pics from concentration camps too - dead guards, bodies, etc. Also have some of German corpses in vehicles, etc. Not really sure if people want to see that kind of stuff.
    You can post more put warning graphic and link the pic without showing the pic on this. like this ---> http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e160/HNBC/Model-1.jpg

    Thanks heaps for showing these photos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smok View Post
    Some info below photos.




    This is French light armoured carrier Renault UE






    Probably this is Panther from this movie
    No it isn't, that is not the Cathedral of Köln

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    Awesome pics, thank you for sharing!

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    The Panther tank is the one from Cologne (Köln) standing in front of the main train station, near the Cathedral.

    The "Jagdtiger": Location is about 100km west of Munich (Bavaria), between the villages of "Dietershofen" and "Messhofen". The next bigger town nearby is Illertissen. Other photos of that Jagdtiger were published in the books "Panzerwrecks 10", page 91 and "Panzers in the Gunsights", page 55.

    Regards Uli

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